The untimely horrific death of Kenyan Actress Nana Gichuru is trending in the East region of Africa. Nana died in a fatal car crash days after posting about death on Facebook and Instagram on 9/11InformAfrica reports.

Nana Gichuru

Nana Gichuru

Nana Gichuru, who is a popular actress in her home country Kenya, died on Tuesday morning (September 22nd) in a horrific road accident along Nairobi’s Eastern bypass in a head-on collision with a truck (also called ‘lorry’ in Kenya, Africa).

According to the Police and Eye witnesses, the actress appeared to have been trying to overtake a number of vehicles in her BMW convertible when she ran into the parked truck. Nana Garuchu died on the spot according to reports.

The actress whose full name is Kanana Gichuru, was according to Nairobi Traffic Commandant overtaking another vehicle on a climbing lane when she collided head-on with the trailer.  “The car plunged right under the trailer and she died on the spot. Her body was badly damaged,” Mr Mwamburi said of the accident that happened at 10.10am on Sept. 22nd.

Nana’s death story is similar to—, or a reminder of how fast-rising Nigerian music artist, Dagrin; died April 22, 2010 — exactly eight days after he was involved in a ghastly car crash on April 14 of same year in front of Alakara Police Station, off Agege Motor Road, Mushin, Lagos (Nigeria). The rapper was said to have been speeding and trying to overtake another car when he ran into a parked trailer in front of a Police Station.

Nana Gichuru had posted a message on her Facebook and Instagram accounts on September 11 (9/11), which many have said amounted to the prediction of her own death.

Kenyan Actress Nana Gichuru dies in car crash

“Life’s journey is not to arrive at the grave safely in a well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, totally worn out, shouting ‘HOLY CRAP!!!! WHAT A RIIIDEE….!! (sic)” she posted on Facebook.

“To lace, red lips and oversized headphones and this amazing ride!”, she concluded.

On Instagram she wrote; “I would rather be ashes than dust! I would rather that my spark should burn out in a brilliant blaze than it should be stifled by dry-rot. I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom in me in a magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet.”

“The function of man is to live. Not to exist. I shall not waste my days trying to prolong them. I shall use my time.”

Kenyan Actress Nana Gichuru car crash

Kenyan Actress Nana Gichuru dies in a car crash

Colleagues in the Kenyan entertainment industry have since been mourning the now-late talented actress whose mysteriously death is not been taken lightly by her colleagues and fans.

Actress Nana Gichuru “lived her life well” but her death in a horrific crash on Tuesday was untimely, actor and casting director Gerald Langiri has said.

Actress Lizz Njagah said Gichuru was “talented and so full of life” in her condolence message.

Other Kenyan celebrities who mourned Gichuru’s death were musician Avril Nyambura, and actresses Brenda Wairimu and Sarah Hassan.

Apart from acting, Nana Gichuru was also a photographer, musician and Kenya Airways crew member. Nana Gichuru husband is her longtime boyfriend Manja.

From InformAfrica, God bless her soul.


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